Yusuhara Hachiman-gū

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The south gate of Yusuhara Shrine

Yusuhara Hachiman-gū (柞原八幡宮?), also known as Yasuhara Shrine, is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Ōita, Ōita on the island of Kyushu.[1]

History[change | edit source]

Yusuhara was established in the early 9th century.[2]

Yusuhara was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of the old Bungo Province. It serves today as one of the ichinomiya of Ōita Prefecture. [3] This place is special to the kami of

In 1916, Yusuhara was listed among the minor Shinto shrines which are nationally important.[4]

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kotodamaya.com, "Yasuhara Hachimangu"; retrieved 2012-10-25.
  2. Ōita City Tourist Association, "Yusuhara Hachiman Shrine".
  3. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3; retrieved 2012-10-25.
  4. Holton, Daniel Clarence. (1922). The political philosophy of modern Shintō: a study of the state religion of Japan, p. 270.

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